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Kaveree Bamzai

Kaveree Bamzai is an author and a contributing writer with Open

Javed Akhtar
Cinema
Mombasa in Mumbai

Javed Akhtar turned lyricist only with Silsila in 1981, and only because its director Yash Chopra met all his impossible conditions

01 March 2024
Columns
Beauties and the Beasts

Poacher | Showtime

01 March 2024
Cinema
Varun Grover’s World of Words

An ode to a life that now seems a distant memory

23 February 2024
Cinema
Daughter India

The onscreen female soldier is married to the nation and will stop at nothing to defend the flag

23 February 2024
Cinema
Everyday Democracy

Quite appropriately called In That Top, the film explores the idea of a functioning democracy, which doesn’t begin and end with elections

16 February 2024
Columns
Awakening Dead Souls

Bhakshak | Feud: Capote vs. The Swans

16 February 2024
Feature
Love As Resistance

A new series captures real-life love stories in India across cultures, castes and religions

16 February 2024
Cinema
Talat Aziz’s Second Act

It all started with Rahul Chittella’s Gulmohar in 2023 where he played a family friend who sings a typical party song

09 February 2024
Columns
Nights without End

True Detective: Night Country | Expats

02 February 2024
Cinema
Raveena Tandon: Queen of Cool

Movies come and go but the songs stay on YouTube forever, says Raveena Tandon

02 February 2024

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

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